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The curious case of Wesley Sneijder - originally posted on Soccerlens.comOf all the stories doing the rounds in the twice-yearly silly-season that is the transfer window, the one involving Wesley Sneijder is the most baffling.
This is the player who, just two years ago, was hailed as the man that should have beaten Lionel Messi to the Ballon d’Or, after the Dutchman’s majestic performances inspired his club to Champions League success and his country to the World Cup final.
And yet just over two years later, Sneijder seems to be on his way from Inter Milan to Turkish side Galatasary for a reported fee of £10 million.
In what sounded like an attempt to paint a far rosier picture of the situation than some football observers would suggest, Sneijder’s agent Soren Lerby told Gazzetta dello Sport:
“Now the decision lies with him, anything is possible in football and Turkey is fast becoming a hot destination.”
Hot it may be, at least in the literal sense of the word. But Sneijder’s pref...
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Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder has been given 24 hours to decide if he wants to join Galatasaray, according to the Turkish club's director of sport.
Inter president Massimo Moratti confirmed accepting a reported 10million euro bid for the unsettled Holland international after Galatasaray made their approach public on Tuesday.
Sneijder has cut an isolated figure at the...
Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder could agree to join Galatasaray on Saturday, according to his agent.
The Turkish club had a reported 10million euro (?8.3m) bid accepted by Inter president Massimo Moratti this week, with Galatasaray director Bulent Tulun requesting a prompt response from the player.
Former Denmark midfielder Soren Lerby, who represents the 28-year-old, had...
Galatasaray have confirmed reaching an agreement with Inter Milan over the transfer of Wesley Sneijder but say talks with the player are ongoing.
Reports earlier this week suggested the Istanbul club had a 10million euro bid accepted by Inter and there was strong speculation in Turkey today that the deal had been done.
Galatasaray have responded by confirming a deal is in place...
Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder has been given 24 hours to decide his future. Inter have accepted an offer from Galatasary for the 28 year old Dutch midfielder and personal negotiations are ongoing.
“Galatasary’s offer satisfies us. Now it depends on the player. We would be happy if he decided to stay on our terms,” Inter Milan’s president Massimo Moratti said.
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